Game Preview: SimCity (5)
By: Josue “Josh” Alvarez Mapp (a.k.a. DJ Mappquest)
For those who haven’t heard, EA and Maxis have been working to release the next official game in the SimCity franchise. This game will be the 5th in the game, however, this will be the first without any numeration next to the name since the original SimCity. Up to now, the world had been blessed with SimCity, SimCity 2000, SimCity 3000, and SimCity 4. An off shoot was made but it wasn’t received well (SimCity Societies), and was not made by Maxis, who is the mastermind of the series. The game is slated to launch March 5th, 2013.
In leading up to this, the beta weekend of allowed more testing by Maxis. Given my limited time I did not get too much chance to play, but did give two full run throughs (one-hour each). These are my thoughts on it… Read more